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Level 3 (QCF) Subsidiary Diploma in Sport at Eaton Bank Academy

Course description

The BTEC option develops your skills and understanding of work within a vocational context completing classroom based learning and practical work-experience. You will learn to develop your analytical, communication and problem solving skills based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will also be able to demonstrate carrying out fitness tests, gathering data and explaining the results. The PE Department actively encourages students to become involved in gaining coaching experience in order to develop their officiating and coaching skills. A qualification in Sport will provide evidence to the University and/or employers that you are well organised and have an ability to meet deadlines.

The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport earns the same UCAS points for university entrance as one A level. You receive marks for each unit and gain a final mark of Pass (equivalent to E), Merit (equivalent to C), Distinction (equivalent A) and Distinction* (equivalent A*).

Entry requirements

Students are expected to have achieved 4 A* - C grades at GCSE, to have a positive Attitude to Learning, and have evidence of IT Skills.

It is not necessary to have a GCSE in this subject, but it is recommended that students are involved in sport both during and after school hours.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eaton Bank Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2018

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years